Zachary Williamson

The Scene Team

First song I remember hearing

MmmmBob by Hanson – I grew up with two sisters and all but two of my cousins were female. I was subjected to way too many boy bands and terrible pop music as a child. But Hanson is not one of those bands. They were tight. I even owned a documentary on VHS about their first world tour and watched it regularly.

First/Most Memorable Concert 

It wasn’t my first but it might have been my fourth or fifth concert. In seventh grade (so 2004, I think) I went to see a band called Halifax at the basement. Some band with an awesome sixteen year old front woman opened for them. They were called Paramore or something. I have a picture of Hayley Williams and I from that show on my MySpace – Zachiscoolandsoareyou. I really was cool.

Song that reminds you of your teen years

Baby, I’m an anarchist – Against Me!
Sink, Florida, Sink – Against Me!
Paris Can Wait, the last band I was in during the end of my high school years, had a few originals. The rest of our shows were Against Me! Covers. We always played these two songs.


The First Song I Fell in Love With

The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Realistically it was that entire first Hanson album, but Hanson can’t be an answer to more than one question. That applies to life in general.

The song that reminds you of being in love

Tongue Tied – Grouplove

Favorite Movie Soundtrack/Song

I had the Space Jam soundtrack on Cassette. It was amazing. I used to listen to it when I organized my baseball cards and built things with K’nex.

The First Album I bought 

Green Day – Dookie
Found it at a garage sale when I was nine or ten. I Bought it on the cheap.

The Band You Would Want to Join

I’m listening to Grouplove right now and I feel like that would be a great answer. They always seem to be having the time of their lives. I want that. So, yeah, Grouplove.

The Song That Makes You Cry

Perth – Bon Iver
It’s one of the most beautiful song I’ve ever heard. It also came out at a time of my life where lots of goofy things were happening and anything remotely meaningful made me feel everything I didn’t want to. The guitar at the beginning gives me chills.

The Song That Makes Me Instantly Smile

Tongue Tied – Grouplove

The Song that Makes Me Dance

Coffee – Sylvan Esso
I can’t help it.

My Karaoke Song 

Don’t Stop me know – Queen
I’ve only done Karaoke once. My best friend, Kylie, and I performed a duet. It wasn’t good at all.

Song I have on Repeat Right Now

You and I – Margaret Glatsby

The Song I Want Played at My Funeral

We Did It All for Don – Against Me!